A Who’s Who On Players The Mets Drafted This Week

An article by posted on June 8, 2008

Round 1 – Pick 18 – IKE DAVIS, 1B/OF, Arizona State Baseball America: The son of former big league reliever Ron Davis, Ike was not a scouts’ favorite coming into his junior season. A decorated high school career that included a star turn with Team USA’s youth national squad and an MVP award at the 2004 […]

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Willie’s No-Win Situation

An article by posted on June 7, 2008

During his unprecedented run of pennants and World Championships as manager of the Yankees in the 1950′s, Casey Stengel was quoted as saying, "I don’t get paid to win every game. I get paid to win two out of every three games." It seems as if this does not hold true for our current manager. […]

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Hot as Fire or Not at All?

An article by posted on June 7, 2008

Welcome Mets fans to another installment of Hot or Not. The Mets looked as if they were on their way back against San Fransisco, but they have since taken a few steps back against the Padres. They’ve only scored two runs in their last 23 innings, with Scott Schoeneweis and Johan Santana charged with losses. […]

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When Will the Mets Come Through for the Big Pelf?

An article by posted on June 6, 2008

Thanks to a walk-off hit by pitch charged to Scott Schoeneweis, the Mets fell to the Padres 2-1. The game’s starter, Mike Pelfrey had pitched six solid innings of baseball, only allowing one run. Was it the best start of Pelfrey’s career? No. Did he keep his team in the game? Yes. Did he get the job […]

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Minor League Player of the Week – Chris Aguila (OF)

An article by posted on June 6, 2008

He was selected in the third round of the 1997 First-Year Player Draft. Christopher Louis Aguila graduated from McQueen High School (NV) in 1997. While in McQueen, he set the single-season home run record. Although. Aguila may not be a prospect, he is showing signs he belongs with the big club. The 29-year-old outfielder played […]

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Goin’ Back To Cali

An article by posted on June 5, 2008

The Mets have been on a West Coast diet for the past week facing up with Torre and the Dodgers at Shea and Bochy’s Botching Giants in San Francisco. It appears as though the Mets enjoy West Coast flavors because they look as if they’re playing hungry. In the past week, the Mets have gone […]

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How Do I Hate Thee, Let Me Count the Ways

An article by posted on June 3, 2008

Seeing the Marlins occupying the top spot in the N.L. East the last few weeks hasn’t really bothered me all that much so far this season. However, for one very brief day I saw the Phillies in first place last week and I was seeing red… Not Phillies red…. There was blood in my eyes… […]

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Still Runnin’ Against The Wind…

An article by posted on June 2, 2008

You’re going to have to forgive me this morning. As excited as I am about the Mets taking 3 out of 4 games from the Dodgers, I can’t help but feel nostalgic today.   Like all of us here on this site, I have a passion for all things Mets. So much so, that even […]

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Mets Take 3 of 4 From The Dodgers With A Sweet 6-1 Win!

An article by posted on June 1, 2008

The Mets capped off what started out as a very tenuous homestand with a great win on Sunday night before a national audience that saw them take 3 out of 4 games from the Los Angeles Dodgers after a convincing 6-1 victory. Johan Santana started for the Mets and performed every bit like the ace the […]

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Can The Mets Become Baseball’s Giants?

An article by posted on June 1, 2008

Is it just me, or is there an uncanny resemblance between the Super Bowl Champion New York Giants and our beloved Metropolitans? Somewhere I can hear Alanis Morrissette asking "isn’t it ironic" how these two franchises actions over the past couple seasons mirror each other. Remember back before the Giants shocked the world in Super Bowl XXI, when they […]

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